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Defending the Type/Token Theory I

Julian Dodd

in Works of Music: An Essay in Ontology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199284375
eISBN:
9780191713743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284375.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter defends a conception of works of music as abstract, unstructured, modally inflexible, and temporally inflexible entities. Objections to the type/token theory raised by, amongst others, ... More


Defending the Type/Token Theory II: Musical Platonism

Julian Dodd

in Works of Music: An Essay in Ontology

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199284375
eISBN:
9780191713743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284375.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter defends what is perhaps the most controversial consequence of the type/token theory: musical Platonism. Musical Platonism is the doctrine that works of music, qua types of ... More


Pouring Forth the Soul

Jenefer Robinson

in Deeper than Reason: Emotion and its Role in Literature, Music, and Art

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199263653
eISBN:
9780191603211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263655.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

R. G. Collingwood defended a Romantic theory of art as the expression of emotion, which was so effectively criticized by the philosopher Alan Tormey in 1971 that Collingwood's theory was left for ... More


The Ontology of Design

Jane Forsey

in The Aesthetics of Design

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199964369
eISBN:
9780199333233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964369.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, General

Chapter One provides an ontology of design that distinguishes it from art and craft as a specific kind of object with unique characteristics. A critical engagement with traditional formalist and ... More


Williams, History, and the “Impurity of Philosophy”

Richard Moran

in The Philosophical Imagination: Selected Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190633776
eISBN:
9780190633806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190633776.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

In addition to his contributions to the history of philosophy, Bernard Williams’s later work is concerned with more explicit reflection on the role of history in the constitution of the discipline of ... More


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